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City Sightseeing Joburg

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Address: Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
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For the best way to see Johannesburg & Soweto. Travel by double decker,...

For the best way to see Johannesburg & Soweto. Travel by double decker, open-top red bus. Explore the City of Gold’s attractions at your own pace. Simply hop off and on at any of our stops with your ticket. Buses connect to the unique Soweto taxi tour extension, allowing you to visit this vibrant area near Johannesburg. Regular departures, 7 days a week – from 9am daily. Secure parking and departure points at Gautrain Station at Park and Gold Reef City Hotel. Visit the Apartheid Museum, Constitution Hill and James Hall Transport Museum and Mining District.

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City Sightseeing Johannesburg Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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One of the better hop on hop off bus tours I've been on. Good value and lots of interesting stops en route

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Dublin, Ireland
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118 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the better hop on hop off bus tours I've been on. Good value and lots of interesting stops en route

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

A must do for visitors and residents alike a great way to see the city. Sensible hop on and off spots

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This city sightseeing bus is a great way to see many of the best attractions in Johannesburg. No need to worry about driving and finding parking. The operators in the bus were super friendly! Great value for money! Well recommended!

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Romford
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We took the tour whilst visiting Joburg to try and get a feel for the city. Whilst it covered quite a large area we just felt that something was lacking, that might have been because we went on a Sunday when the city is relatively quiet. We picked the red tour bus up at Park Station and remained on it... More 

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CSScpt, Director of Sales at City Sightseeing Joburg, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The Johannesburg CBD is indeed quiet on a Sunday as the shops are all closed, but most attractions we stop at remain available. The most likely reason is that we advertise the main starting point of our tour as being at Rosebank station. By starting there you will get a much better and more balanced... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

I bought the online 2 days combo + Soweto The first day it was as expected. The bus is confortable, there is plenty of options of languages and the information is great. The second day... not so much. I’ve lost the Soweto ticket on the first day somehow and I had some hope that I could print the Soweto Ticket... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

This is a great way to get adjusted to South Africa. It does require an adjustment for westerners to see the city which the incredible wealth of the mining industry manifest in through the mega city. The other side of the coin is also shockingly visible as well. What we would call slums and extensive poverty as well. We took... More 

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Thank RichardC_49
CSScpt, Director of Sales at City Sightseeing Joburg, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest review. I am very pleased you enjoyed your experience. Our tour does show all of Johannesburg - the good, the bad and the ugly. This allows our guests a balanced view of this great African City. More 

Nampula, Mozambique
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Fascinating tour of the city. Even our six year old enjoyed it. Even had a kids version of the tour for him to listen to win the war buds. Very interesting.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

As my aunt was visiting from Portugal we thought this would be the perfect tour for her to experience both Johannesburg and Soweto, as she was keen on experiencing them but very wary as she had heard how dangerous both areas are. We started the tour in Rosebank and thoroughly enjoyed the trip until we got to the Soweto leg.... More 

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CSScpt, Director of Sales at City Sightseeing Joburg, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you're feedback. It is of course very concerning to hear that we could not meet your expectation. Just to confirm a few facts: You departed on the 13h15 Soweto tour that is advertised, timetabled and sheduled to return at 16h15, if you do 1 Hop On, Hop Off in Soweto. Your review confirms that you... More 

Perth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We have done many of this bus tours before and always found them very interesting however there isn't much to see or do in J'burg. We done the additional bus tour to Soweto which I would recommend. Our guide Luis was very informative and friendly! We stopped at a number of sights including soccer city, Nelson Mandela'a house and the... More 

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CSScpt, Director of Sales at City Sightseeing Joburg, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am sorry you felt Johannesburg has nothing to see or to do. Whilst not all cites can offer equal beauty and attractions, we really feel that our Johannesburg tour does offer a great overview of the green leafy suburbs and the CBD. There are many stops and you should easily be able to spend... More 

Hartford, Connecticut
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

while city sightseeing tries it's best there is just nothing worth seeing in Joburg. do i really need to hear how most of the buildings are vacant or see a park that would be considered dumpy in any other city . do i need to hear how Joburg is in Decline and a tough nut to crack ? this is... More 

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CSScpt, Director of Sales at City Sightseeing Joburg, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you're review. We are disappointed that Johannesburg did not meet your expectations as much as Cape Town did. The 2 cities are very different just as it would be difficult to compare San Fran to L.A. Johannesburg is aimed at an urban visitor who seeks out a hip and happening urban experience. Township tourism is... More 

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